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The Vanishing Box

(2017)
(The fourth book in the Stephens and Mephisto Mystery series)
A novel by

 
 
A magician plays detective when a show girl is murdered in an English resort town in this historical mystery by the Edgar Award-winning author.
 
Brighton, England, 1953. Over the holiday season, Max Mephisto and his daughter Ruby are headlining a variety show at the Brighton Hippodrome. Landing a gig at the city’s biggest theater is a major achievement, and only slightly marred by the less-than-savory supporting act: a tableau show of naked “living statues.” But when one of the girls goes missing and turns up dead not long after, Max and Ruby realize there’s something far more sinister than obscenity afoot in the theater.
 
Max’s good friend DI Edgar Stephens is on the case. As he searches for the killer, he begins to suspect that the girl’s fatal vanishing act may be related to another case—the death of a local florist. But just as he’s narrowing in on the missing link, Ruby goes missing, and he and Max must reach deep into their bag of tricks to find her before it’s too late.

Genre: Historical Mystery

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Hardback Editions

October 2018 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Vanishing Box (Magic Men Mysteries)
Author(s): Elly Griffiths
ISBN: 0-544-75029-2 / 978-0-544-75029-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
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October 2017 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Vanishing Box: The Brighton Mysteries 4
Author(s): Elly Griffiths
ISBN: 1-78429-700-3 / 978-1-78429-700-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Quercus
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Paperback Editions

October 2019 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Vanishing Box (Magic Men Mysteries)
Author(s): Elly Griffiths
ISBN: 0-358-10846-2 / 978-0-358-10846-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Mariner Books
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October 2018 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Vanishing Box: The Brighton Mysteries 4
Author(s): Elly Griffiths
ISBN: 1-78429-702-X / 978-1-78429-702-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Quercus
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October 2017 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Vanishing Box: The Brighton Mysteries 4
Author(s): Elly Griffiths
ISBN: 1-78429-701-1 / 978-1-78429-701-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Quercus
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU   


Audio Editions

November 2019 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Vanishing Box
Author(s): Elly Griffiths
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
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November 2019 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Vanishing Box
Author(s): Elly Griffiths
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
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November 2019 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Vanishing Box (Magic Men Mysteries)
Author(s): Elly Griffiths
ISBN: 0-358-38004-9 / 978-0-358-38004-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: HMH Audio
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November 2019 : Audio CD
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Title: The Vanishing Box: Library Edition (Magic Men Mysteries)
Author(s): Elly Griffiths
ISBN: 1-09-413494-5 / 978-1-09-413494-9
Publisher: Blackstone Pub
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November 2019 : MP3 CD
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Title: The Vanishing Box (The Magic Men Mysteries): 4
Author(s): Elly Griffiths
ISBN: 1-09-413495-3 / 978-1-09-413495-6
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt and Blackstone Publishing
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December 2017 : UK Audio CD
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Title: The Vanishing Box: Stephens and Mephisto Mystery 4 (Stephens and Mephisto Mysteryseries)
Author(s): Elly Griffiths
ISBN: 1-5100-8753-2 / 978-1-5100-8753-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: WholeStory Audiobooks
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November 2017 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Vanishing Box: The Brighton Mysteries, Book 4
Author(s): Elly Griffiths
Publisher: Quercus
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November 2017 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: The Vanishing Box: The Brighton Mysteries, Book 4
Author(s): Elly Griffiths
Publisher: Quercus
Availability: Amazon AU   


November 2017 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Vanishing Box: The Brighton Mysteries, Book 4
Author(s): Elly Griffiths
Publisher: Quercus
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

October 2018 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Vanishing Box (The Magic Men Mysteries Book 4)
Author(s): Elly Griffiths
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   


November 2017 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Vanishing Box: The Brighton Mysteries 4
Author(s): Elly Griffiths
Publisher: Quercus
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU